William Pang

William Pang

William Pang is a student at McGill University and has written for the Atlantic, New York Times, and Washington Post.

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Opinion | Coronavirus pandemic could scar Hong Kong youth economically for life – but offers opportunities too

Not only does the impact of a financial crisis persist through a young person’s lifetime, but those in less desirable jobs are also likely to have a harder time improving their prospects. The government must launch programmes to retrain youth for jobs in industries that are on the rise.

19 Aug 2020 - 9:18AM

Not only does the impact of a financial crisis persist through a young person’s lifetime, but those in less desirable jobs are also likely to have a harder time improving their prospects. The government must launch programmes to retrain youth for jobs in industries that are on the rise.

Coronavirus pandemic could scar Hong Kong youth economically for life – but offers opportunities too
In defence of Chinglish: a cultural glue in Hong Kong and as valuable as English to the city

The version of Cantonese-laced English unique to Hong Kong is an inseparable part of everyday communication here. It should not be sacrificed in the name of learning proper English.

27 Mar 2018 - 6:51PM

The version of Cantonese-laced English unique to Hong Kong is an inseparable part of everyday communication here. It should not be sacrificed in the name of learning proper English.

In defence of Chinglish: a cultural glue in Hong Kong and as valuable as English to the city
Hong Kong schools could learn from the US system, but copying it would be a mistake
Hong Kong’s young can lead the change in our treatment of domestic workers
Hong Kong’s teachers can help change mindsets on science and maths degrees
Student suicides in Hong Kong signal distressing lack of mental health support for our youth